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Robier, C; Neubauer, M; Sternad, H; Quehenberger, F; Rainer, F; Neumeister, P.
Evaluation of platelet function and pharmacological platelet inhibition in patients with myeloproliferative disorders using multiple electrode aggregometry.
THROMB RES. 2010; 126(3): 232-237.
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Neumeister Peter
Quehenberger Franz
Robier Christoph

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Background: The aim of this study was to describe platelet aggregation characteristics by multiple electrode aggregometry (MEA) and to evaluate MEA for its potential to detect platelet dysfunction and response to anti-aggregatory drugs in patients with myeloproliferative disorders (MPD). Methods: We compared the platelet response to arachidonic acid (ASPI test), adenosine diphosphate (ADP test) and thrombin receptor activating peptide (TRAP test) in hirudin-anticoagulated blood of 55 patients with polycythaemia vera and essential thrombocythaemia and 75 controls. Results: Comparing MPD patients and controls no statistically significant difference indicative of platelet dysfunction was found in MPD patients. Analysis of covariance revealed platelet- and leukocyte count as a significant influencing factor on MEA function. Furthermore we could demonstrate that ASA and clopidogrel treatment results in a statistically significant lower ASPI (Controls: p<0.0001, MPD: p<0.0001) and ADPtest value (MPD: p=0.00125) compared to untreated patients thereby validating the method for monitoring of anti-aggregatory therapy. Conclusion: In this study MEA was confirmed as a valid method for monitoring of ASA and clopidogrel treatment in patients with MPD and normal control subjects. The platelet and leukocyte count were identified as major influencing factors on MEA aggregation tests both in MPD patients and controls. No functional platelet abnormalities were detected in MPD patients. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Adult -
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Arachidonic Acid - diagnostic use
Aspirin - therapeutic use
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Case-Control Studies -
Electrodes -
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Humans -
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